how to pronounce softness


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the above transcription of softness is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

softness is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of softness in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… no more attention no softness no sex he …”

meanings of softness


  1. The quality of being soft.

softness frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word softness occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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